Dr. Rogers leads a diverse, multidisciplinary academic Division on campus: Social Sciences, Sustainability, & Entrepreneurship. The Division hosts popular degrees in areas such as Psychology, Business Administration, Culinary Arts, and Sustainability programming, as well as emerging programs such as Casino Operations and Hospitality.
Dr. Rogers holds graduate degrees from University at Albany in Educational Psychology and Educational Research, and teaches courses in both Psychology and the Teacher Education program. She serves as the academic advisor to the Psychology Club, oversees the freshman experience course, Metamorphosis, and pursues research in college student success. For her work on strategic planning and Appreciative Inquiry, Dr. Rogers was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service in 2014.
On campus, Dr. Rogers supports a running itinerary of public and student programming, including the 2016-2017 Political Panel series, various documentary screenings, k-12 field trips, and the annual campus “Puppy Day”. Outside of work, Dr. Rogers enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking, and teaches Martial Arts to children and adults at a traditional Okinawan Dojo in the Mid-Hudson Valley.